Mid Term Exams - NUR 101 - Medication Administration From Foundations I

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Mid Term Exams - NUR 101 - Medication Administration From Foundations I

There are different medicines in existence and each of them has a specific need it meets. This therefore puts emphasis on knowing just the right dose that one needs. Below is a Nur 101 medication administration test designed to help you prepare for the midterms From Foundations of Nursing by Christensen and Kockrow, Chapter 23, pages 681-736. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 5 month old is to be immunized for DTP. What type of injection will be given and which site? 
    • A. 

      Sub Q - Deltoid

    • B. 

      Sub Q - Abdominal

    • C. 

      IM - Gluteus Maximus

    • D. 

      IM - Vastus Lateralis

  • 2. 
    An 8-year old child who recently migrated from Africa has slight symptoms of  Murasmus. He was admitted to the Emergency Department because of burns caused by hot oil. An order for a topical ointment is to be administered. Which of the following methods would be the most used before applying medication.
    • A. 

      Young's Rule

    • B. 

      Clark's Rule

    • C. 

      Fried's Rule

    • D. 

      Body Surface Area

  • 3. 
    Method to calculate the appropriate dose of a drug for a child 2 years of age or older
    • A. 

      Young's Rule

    • B. 

      Clark's Rule

    • C. 

      Body Surface Area

    • D. 

      Fried's Rule

  • 4. 
    Formulae used for Pediatric Administration of Medication. Select all that apply   
    • A. 

      Young's Rule

    • B. 

      Clark's Rule

    • C. 

      Fried's Rule

    • D. 

      Body Surface Area

  • 5. 
    Rule used for infants less than 2 years of age
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Clark

    • C. 

      Fried

    • D. 

      BSA

  • 6. 
    Intravenous medications are administered through several methods. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Bolus

    • B. 

      PCA

    • C. 

      Piggyback

    • D. 

      Intrathecal

    • E. 

      Electronic Pumps

  • 7. 
    With regards to pain, taking both Advil and Motril simulatenously could be considered to have what kind of effect?  
    • A. 

      Synergistic

    • B. 

      Idiosyncratic

    • C. 

      Antagonistic

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 8. 
    Amount of drug prescribed for a patient by a physician in a given amount of time or at a given frequency.
    • A. 

      Route

    • B. 

      Number of Tablets

    • C. 

      Dosage

    • D. 

      Prescription

  • 9. 
    When one drug has a long duration and another drug has a long half life, these two drugs will have a longer time for excretion when taken at the same. They could build up in the body which could lead to a toxic or lethal effect.  What is this effect referred to?
    • A. 

      Cumulative

    • B. 

      Agonistic

    • C. 

      Idiosyncratic

    • D. 

      Antagonistic

  • 10. 
    Referring to pain, when Advil and Motrin are taken at the same time, Advil could boost the effects of Motrin and vice versa. What do you call this effect? 
    • A. 

      Synergism

    • B. 

      Compatibility

    • C. 

      Agonistic

    • D. 

      Antagonistic

  • 11. 
    General Types of Drug action. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Regional

    • B. 

      Systemic

    • C. 

      Local

    • D. 

      Topical

  • 12. 
    Naloxone is an antidote for Morphine.  Based on drug interactions, Naloxone is then considered as what?
    • A. 

      Agonistic

    • B. 

      Antagonistic

    • C. 

      Idiosyncratic

    • D. 

      Synergistic

  • 13. 
    When two drugs are COMPATIBLE, they could also be everything mentioned below except for what?
    • A. 

      Synergistic

    • B. 

      Agonistic

    • C. 

      Antagonistic

    • D. 

      Therapeutic

  • 14. 
    Most people take caffeine as a stimulant. When someone takes it as a sedative, the effect of caffeine is then said to be what?
    • A. 

      Idiopathic

    • B. 

      Idiogenetic

    • C. 

      Idiosyncratic

    • D. 

      Idiologic

  • 15. 
    Mr.. Jones has been taking a proton pump inhibitor for more than 3 years because of his chronic GERD. Every year, when his prescription is refilled, his dosage is increased.  His response to this proton pump inhibitor could be considered what?
    • A. 

      Drug dependence

    • B. 

      Drug use

    • C. 

      Drug tolerance

    • D. 

      Drug dosage

  • 16. 
    A common resource book used as a reference for unfamiliar medication
    • A. 

      Physician's Desk Reference

    • B. 

      Wikipedia

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia Brittanica

    • D. 

      Taber's Nursing Drug Book

  • 17. 
    When a drug causes toxic effects to pregnancy, how is it considered in relation to pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Contraindicated

    • B. 

      Compatible

    • C. 

      Therapeutic

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 18. 
    Which of the following factors do not affect how a patient responds to medication?
    • A. 

      Age and weight

    • B. 

      Physical Status and Health

    • C. 

      Mood and Temper

    • D. 

      Environmental Temperature

    • E. 

      Gender

  • 19. 
    A 78-year old man has to take Aspirin for his heart problems. He is also suffering from stomach ulcer.  What is the most relevant and appropriate way to administer this medication? 
    • A. 

      Have patient rinse oral cavity frequently with clear tepid water

    • B. 

      Have patient drink full glass of water and take medication with nonfat snacks

    • C. 

      Position patient upright when taking the medication

    • D. 

      Monitor blood chemistry for hepatic toxicity

  • 20. 
    For an oral medication to reach the blood stream faster, drugs should be taken with....
    • A. 

      An empty stomach

    • B. 

      A full stomach

    • C. 

      A catalyst

    • D. 

      An electronic pump

  • 21. 
    So as not to irritate the GI tract, when should non-enteric coated PRN tablets be administered? 
    • A. 

      After meals or during meal time

    • B. 

      Before meals

    • C. 

      Without meals

    • D. 

      Mixed with food

  • 22. 
    Based on a portable cart, containing a 24-hour supply of medications for each patient. Each medication is individually wrapped in a unit-dose which is the ordered dose of medication the patient is to receive at each prescribed time 
    • A. 

      Unit dose system

    • B. 

      Computer controlled dispensing system

    • C. 

      Modular Distribution

    • D. 

      Portable method

  • 23. 
    Uses a security code to access only those medications prescribed for a specific patient.
    • A. 

      Unit Dose system

    • B. 

      Computer Controlled dispensing System

    • C. 

      Modular Distribution

    • D. 

      Secured Distribution

  • 24. 
    A drug name usually written in upper case and is considered a brand name 
    • A. 

      Generic

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Trade

    • D. 

      Manufacturer

  • 25. 
    It is now 8:15 am and you still have 4 patients left to administer their medication. Which of these four will you see first?
    • A. 

      A patient who needs Potassium Sulfate NOW

    • B. 

      A patient who has to take 10 mg of Morphine STAT

    • C. 

      A patient who needs to take Digoxin at 8:00 am

    • D. 

      A screaming patient who says he can take Vicodin ASAP

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